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5 news at 10 in team and we start with your forecast first." james/wx wall weather adlib: this week started on the mild and warm side, but now we're really back to feeling like fall with a cold night and frost advisory in the forecast. overnight we're going to see mostly clear skies but we'll probably see wide-spread frost as lows fall into the low 30s and 20s warranting a frost advisory for most of the state.
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northern iowa is under a freeze advisory. saturday will start very cold and chilly, but with some sunshine we'll warm that air up into the upper 50s, maybe even 60. sunday is going to be gorgeous with highs climbing back into the upper 60s, and breezy se winds. next week we have some rain chances early wednesday am and we'll have our highs go back into the 70s for early in the week. jack: also coming up, candidates are threatening to boycott the next and one they may have running mate. a jury will spend with a major them as a reached today in the pleasant hill shooting spree trial. jack: but first, a fire fireman's home. and he's just one department, dealing with the same tragedy this year. " local 5 news at 10 in hd starts now. we are iowa" jack/1shot firefighters in
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can't seem to escape -- fires. good evening. i'm jack miller. stephanie has the night off. just two weeks ago ... one lehigh fireman lost his house in a blaze. tonight ... the same thing happened to the chief. his home, destroyed in an overnight fire. jack: he showed local five's kattey ortiz everything they lost. she's here now with the latest, kattey? kattey: jack it's amazing how chief kelley was able to even talk about the ordeal after everything his department has been through. not only did one of the firefighters go through the same thing two weeks ago ... a third lost his home the same way back in april. "it's just been a roller coaster." charred wood. melted plastic. personal belongings reduced to a pile of ash. kirk kelley is used to seeing this as a fire chief, but this time it's personal. "i woke up and heard what i thought was gunshots and i flames in his own home jolting him right out of bed. everyone ... including his wife, two year old son, four year old daughter and their
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were in the kids room reading them a book and now we can't. my daughter wants to know when she can go home. she cant. but what kills him the most .... "we just started getting back. we were just starting to complete our house and then this happens." .... his family went through the same pain four years ago at their first house just yards away. "when the first one happened i never thought i would have a house fire. with the second one, it's just like... really?" he says this fire doesn't even compare to the first one. everything is gone ... including a precious gift from his grandfather who passed away. "his gun he gave me, now all that's left of him is a barrel. and that's hard."
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between losing his home twice ...and having two other brothers lose their homes the same way ... the lehigh fire department is exhausted. "had a lot of tragedy this neck of the woods and sometimes you wonder when is enough?" but they band together ... and the community is giving them the strength to move on again. "that's what really makes me proud to be an iowan. is the people that get behind you when things are the darkest." kattey: if you'd like to help -- a gofundme page has already been set up, you can find the link on our website after the show. in the studio kattey ortiz local five news we are iowa. jack: new tonight at 10. jack: a roll over accident in a metro neighborhood it happened near the intersection of se 6th and eddison avenue
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about 7 p.m. tonight. there was only one car involved. police and witnesses believe the intoxicated. says he avoided being involved too. " " jack: police say the driver is a 60- year-old man. he was taken to mercy hospital with minor injuries. police say owi charges may be filed. jack: closing arguments are finished and the jury is deliberating in the pete polson case. prosecutors say polson went on a shooting spree last november, seriously injuring two people and nearly missing a third. jack: the jury heard from 40 witnesses over the past four days -- 37 of those were from the prosecution. evidence
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included this dash cam video newly released from the state patrol troopers who pulled over polson. they said he was calm. special agents who searched polson's home found more than 20 pounds of marijuana and other drug related items, including ballistic vests and meth residue. the three victims also took the stand testifying against polson. two of them have injuries that will never heal. "i cant say its been easy, this has been.. its been a process, its hard to forget jack: polson himself says after doing his last dose of polson himself says after doing his last dose of meth at midnight on november 16th of last year, he doesnt remember anything until he's sitting in the cop car. "you went to mark
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mitchells houe across his yard and shot him, no it wasnt me. i wouldnt do that, i dont know. are you denying you committed the crime? no im not denying it. i just heard screaming, just wake up from this- mr polson- nightmare. mr polson answer my question... i did " jack: polson was the last person to take the stand before the defense and prosecution closing arguements this afternoon. "you dont go shooting people with a 9 mm weapon unless you have the intent to kill, pete polson had the intent . s no reason. he doesnt know. he had a mental disability and was in a state of drug intoxication. there was
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intent" jack: the jury only had 20 minutes to deliberate today. so it'll return on monday morning. local 5 will be there as the verdict comes down. jack: a newton couple is facing charges connected to a sex assault of a juvenile in august. the jasper county sheriff's office said the incident happened at a home on highway f-48 in newton. police say michelle wortman and berlou barnard were watching a young girl in their home at the time. the girl's age has not been released. the report says the girl's mother knew barnard was a registered sex offender. the girl claims that he assaulted her and in a few cases her mother walked in and stopped him. she failed to report any cases of assault until august 13th. that's when the investigation was started. both barnard and wortman were taken into custody today. jack: the work to get
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nitrates out of iowa drinking water goes on tonight. federal, state and local agriculture experts are studying an eastern iowa farm and their water conservation practices. u-s ag secretary tom vilsack says nitrates needs to be reduced in drinking water downstream. black hawk county farmer nick meier has started a number conservation practices aimed at doing just that. they're working to track the data to see exactly how much these are helping to remove nitrogen and chemicals. tom vilsack u.s. secretary of agriculture jack: one of the conservation practices shown today is called a saturated buffer. agriculture leaders say that filters water through an organic wood chip and soil filter. secretary vilsack finished his visit by
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making a call to action. he's asking more farmers and groups to be involved in conservation practices. jack lots of action on the campaign trail. as donald trump and ben carson threaten to boycott the next debate -- hillary clinton is confident enough to talk running mates. karen travers has the latest on the race for the white house. drama over a debate - the two leading republicans starting a revolt. donald trump, presidential candidate: "now they want to make this an extra hour money." donald trump and ben carson joined together in a letter to "do not and will not than 120 minutes long including they also insist the debate include an opening and closing statement from each candidate. no response yet from cnbc but trump tweeted this morning the network caved. carly fiorina - who got a boost from the first two debates - with this at her rivals. carly fiorina, presidential candidate: "i'm sorry that they apparently don't have the endurance" the third quarter fundraising stats are
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republicans but senator ted cruz with the most cash on hand. and what a difference one debate makes for hillary clinton. her performance tuesday night seems to have quieted anxious democrats...and now there's talk about potential running mates, after she was endorsed by housing and urban development secretary julian castro. hillary clinton, presidential candidate: "i am going to really look hard at him for anything because that's how good he is, and he deserves the accolades he's receiving." but there's still the question of what will joe biden do...and the vp continues to dodge questions. q: don't you owe them an answer? biden: (laughs) o/c close: last night one of biden's closest aides and confidants sent a letter to former staffers saying the vp will need their help if he runs?but that he hasn't made a decision yet. kt abc news washington. jack: getting more women elected is the goal of a new statewide effort in iowa. specifically to have women
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represent 50 percent of iowa lawmakers by 2020. a group called 50-50 in 2020 is asking for the public's help to encourage more women to run for election to the iowa legislature in 2016. to help with their cause, the group is holding workshops to educate prospective female candidates. the events will be held in january. look for more information here on local 5 as we get closer. jack: coming up on local 5 news at 10... a high school football fan got the moment of his life when he was asked to play in the game. it's a story you dont want to miss. jack: then, fewer people are signing up for why event organizers say "fun runs" are to blame. james ((ad lib weather toss)) monday on good athletic event of the
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weekend....the i-m-t des moines marathon, bringing athletes from around the world to the metro.. plus after a pretty cold weekend we have a couple days of warmer weather, which may not last super long that's monday on the all-new good morning iowa!
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news at 10 ijack miller, stephanie angleson, we are iowa's most accurate forecast with chief meteorologist brad edwards and local 5 sports with sports director jon schaeffer. this is local 5 news at 10. we are iowa." jack:
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james: weather adlib: this week started on the mild and warm side, but now we're really back to feeling like fall with a cold night and frost advisory in the forecast. overnight we're going to see mostly clear skies but we'll probably see wide-spread frost as lows fall into the low 30s and 20s warranting a frost advisory for most of the state. northern iowa is under a freeze advisory. saturday will start very cold and chilly, but with some sunshine we'll warm that air up into the upper 50s, maybe even 60. sunday is going to be gorgeous with highs climbing back into the upper 60s, and breezy se winds. next week we have some rain chances early wednesday am and we'll have our highs go back into the 70s for early in the week. james jack:
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frost advisory in the forecast. overnight we're going to see mostly clear skies but we'll probably see wide-spread frost as lows fall into the low 30s and 20s warranting a frost advisory for most of the state. northern iowa is under a freeze advisory. saturday will start very cold and chilly, but with some sunshine we'll warm that air up into the upper 50s, maybe even 60. sunday is going to be gorgeous with highs climbing back into the upper 60s, and breezy se winds. next week we have some rain chances early wednesday am and we'll have our highs go back into the 70s for early in the week. james jack: frost advisory in the forecast. overnight we're going to see mostly clear skies but we'll probably see wide-spread frost as lows fall into the low 30s and 20s warranting a frost advisory for most of the state. northern iowa is under a freeze advisory. saturday will start very cold and chilly, but with some sunshine we'll warm that air up into the upper 50s, maybe even 60. sunday is going to be gorgeous with highs climbing back into the upper 60s, and breezy se winds. next week we have some rain chances early wednesday am and
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go back into the 70s for early in the week. james jack: frost advisory in the forecast. overnight we're going to see mostly clear skies but we'll probably see wide-spread frost as lows fall into the low 30s and 20s warranting a frost advisory for most of the state. northern iowa is under a freeze advisory. saturday will start very cold and chilly, but with some sunshine we'll warm that air up into the upper 50s, maybe even 60. sunday is going to be gorgeous with highs climbing back into the upper 60s, and breezy se winds. next week we have some rain chances early wednesday am and we'll have our highs go back into the 70s for early in the week. james jack: frost advisory in the forecast. overnight we're going to see mostly clear skies but we'll probably see wide-spread frost as lows fall into the low 30s and 20s warranting most of the state. northern iowa is under a freeze will start very cold and chilly, but with some sunshine we'll the upper 50s, maybe
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even 60. sunday is going to be gorgeous with highs climbing back into the upper 60s, and breezy se winds. next week we have some rain chances early wednesday am and we'll have our highs go back into the 70s for early in the week. james jack: jack: coming up on local 5 news at ten, we'll get you set for the big des moines marathon coming up all weekend long. "your watching local 5
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athletes will be in the metro this i-m-t des moines marathon. ten-thousand athletes from around the world ran the streets of des moines last year. many of them will be returning to take on the route again this year... including philip to defend his title. for the first time the race
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will be split into two days. the 5k road race and kids run is on saturday -- and the half marathon and marathon on sunday. jack: despite the record turn out last year, organizers say the numbers for the marathon are actually down. local 5's jacob peklo explains why. jacob peklo, reporting: "last year, more than 10-thousand people competed in all of the events around the des moines marathon. this year, only about 82-hundred are on board, with around fifty percent of the participants doing the half marathon. joe anderson "there's all kinds of other runs that are competitive, there's color runs, there's fun runs. there's run like that that probably contribute to that." you wouldn't know it if you looked at the long line waiting to get inside the scheel's expo before the race. dennis howard, runner: "it's a fun race, it's very well planned. the race director does a great job with it. i'm surprised there's less people this year." the runners who are participating this year, are choosing the half marathon. veteran marathoners say there's a special bond that forms instantly with other runners. dennis howard, runner : "the more people in the race the better, and afterwards, the camaraderie, getting
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to know people that jacob peklo, reporting: "and while the number of mean running in decline. anyone who's interested in participating can still sign up, but organizers 5k if you haven't been doing a lot of training. in the studio, jacob peklo, local five news. we are iowa." jack: the big race... some road closures you of. starting at 6 tonight-- sections of the walnut street bridge and east first street will be closed through sunday local five is a proud sponsor of the marathon... so look for much more on the race throughout the weekend. jack: for those of you who plan to race this weekend, let's see how chilly it will be. meteorologist james peterson joins me now with a special marathon forecast. james ((ad lib weather))
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coming up on local 5 news...two iowa high school football teams join forces to help show their biggest fan the time of his life. "your watching local 5
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jack: football is a game of two teams against each other. two siouxland teams flipped that around recently -- working together to get one of their biggest fans in the game. rachael krause explains.
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bronson's football teams hit the field... they come ready to play. thursday night, they're taking on woodbury central in a rivalry game... but tuesday's game against westwood is one the team will never forget, and all because they put kameron obberreuter, the team manager in the game. "to see him so excited and out there being the star on the field for once instead of being out on the sidelines, it's a thing that you can't even begin to put words on how much it means to us and to him," said robin oberreuter, kameron's mom. kameron has special needs, but he's always been a big part of the team, cheering them on from the sidelines. but and a half left...it was the field. "the quarterback gave me the ball," kameron said. he kicked... and ran, nearly sixty yards for his very first touchdown. "we didn't care what the score was at that point. what the kids learned, both teams, coaches, parents, it put things back in to sometimes us adults need that," said jesse
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pedersen, lawton bronson football coach. then the team, running behind kameron during the play, came in. "they gave me a group hug," kameron said. "it's something you can't even describe your feelings when it happens," pedersen said. the play lasted just a few seconds... but the memory of kameron's first touchdown will stay with everyone there, forever. "it's a memory that he'll have and be able to cherish. and we can look back and talk about this for years," oberreuter said. jack: we'll be right back with a final weekend you're watching at 10.
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week startedwith a cold night and frost advisory in the forecast. overnight we're going to see mostly clear skies but we'll probably see wide-spread frost as lows fall into the low 30s and 20s warranting a frost advisory for most of the state. northern iowa is under a freeze advisory. saturday will start very cold and chilly, but with some sunshine we'll warm that air up into the upper 50s, maybe even 60. sunday is going to be gorgeous with highs climbing back into the upper 60s, and breezy se winds. next week we have some rain chances early wednesday am and we'll have our highs go back into the 70s for early in the week. jack: thank you for spending your time with us tonight.
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